ABSTRACT

This book analyses the economic and policy relationships between China and Latin America. Key issues covered by the contributors include international trade and direct investment, empirical analysis of the complementary and intra-industry trade nature of Latin American and Chinese trade, the comparison of the production and trade of parts and components in East Asia and in Latin America and an examination of policy issues such as policies towards small and medium sized enterprises as well as pension reforms.

chapter |5 pages

Introduction

ByK. C. FUNG AND ALICIA GARCÍA-HERRERO

chapter 2|34 pages

Asian opportunities and diversification strategies: an outlook for Latin American trade

ByROLANDO AVENDAÑO, JAVIER SANTISO

chapter 3|18 pages

Is India the next big thing for Latin America? A comparative analysis of China and India’s trade

ByANTONI ESTEVADEORDAL, MAURICIO MESQUITA MOREIRA,

chapter 4|69 pages

Production sharing in Latin America and East Asia

ByK. C. FUNG, ALICIA GARCÍA-HERRERO, AND ALAN K. F. SIU

chapter 7|14 pages

A comparison of Chinese outward direct investment with its regional peers: Japan, South Korea and Taiwan

ByK. C. FUNG, ALICIA GARCÍA-HERRERO, YA-LAN LIU

chapter 8|30 pages

The impact of the emergence of China on Brazilian international trade

ByENESTOR DOS SANTOS AND SOLEDAD ZIGNAGO

chapter 9|26 pages

China and Mexico in the US market: Challenges and opportunities

ByCECILIA POSADAS PÉREZ